The Raiders and the Storm face harm issues for his or her famous person fullbacks, whereas Joseph Suaalii’s return has created a range dilemma for the Roosters.
Broncos coach Kevin Walters faces a tricky determination on who would be the facet’s fullback with Tesi Niu out for 10 weeks and Jamayne Isaako now on the Titans.
Meanwhile, the Cowboys are flush with fullback choices with the return of Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow, whereas the Sharks may welcome again skipper Wade Graham in a well timed increase.
Read on for all of the Team Tips for Round 7.
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THURSDAY APRIL 21
Cronulla Sharks vs Manly Sea Eagles at PointsBet Stadium, 7.50pm AEDT
Last week’s Sharks staff: 1. Will Kennedy 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 19. Mawene Hiroti 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Braden Hamlin-Uele 12. Teig Wilton 15. Cameron McInnes 13. Dale Finucane 14. Aiden Tolman 16. Jack Williams 17. Andrew Fifita 18. Braydon Trindall
Team Tips: Braden Hamlin-Ule suffered a pectoral harm towards the Storm and faces a stint on the sidelines, with Aiden Tolman or Andrew Fifita set to begin and Royce Hunt to hitch the bench. Skipper Dale Finucane might want to move concussion protocols after he was rubbed out of the Storm conflict early. Club captain Wade Graham is an opportunity to return with Craig Fitzgibbon confirming he’s up and working in his bid to beat an ankle harm. Second-rower Briton Nikora is due again from Covid protocols with Cameron McInnes set to modify again to the bench and Braydon Trindall to overlook out. Winger Sione Katoa was a late scratching towards the Storm because of an ankle harm with Mawene Hiroti set to take his place once more if he doesn’t get better in time. Connor Tracey is due again from a groin harm, however may wrestle to displace Siosifa Talakai who has been a revelation within the centres. However, each gamers if match will seemingly characteristic within the 17 with one on the bench. Matt Ikuvalu is due again from an ankle harm, however will wrestle to power his manner into the staff.
Last week’s Sea Eagles staff: 1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 3. Brad Parker 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Lachlan Croker 20. Toafofoa Sipley 11. Haumole Olakau’atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Dylan Walker 15. Karl Lawton 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka
Team Tips: Centre Morgan Harper and prop Marty Taupau are due again from Covid protocols with Tolutau Koula and Toafofoa Sipley the probably to make manner. However, Koula may get a begin in his most well-liked fullback place which might see Reuben Garrick change to the wing and Christian Tuipulotu miss out. But given the power of the Sharks it will be a danger for Des Hasler to throw Koula into the fullback jersey, notably given Garrick’s robust type.
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FRIDAY APRIL 22
Brisbane Broncos vs Canterbury Bulldogs at Suncorp Stadium, 7.55pm AEDT
Last week’s Broncos staff: 1. Tesi Niu 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 19. Delouise Hoeter 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Billy Walters 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Keenan Palasia 9. Jake Turpin 10. Corey Jensen 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Kobe Hetherington 14. Ryan James 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. TC Robati 17. Cory Paix
Team Tips: Fullback Tesi Niu is about for one more stint on the sidelines after going off with a hamstring harm towards the Panthers with early estimations he’ll miss 10 weeks. Winger Selwyn Cobbo and centre Herbie Farnworth (leg) loom because the probably replacements within the No.1 jersey with the latter due again in Round 7. Props Payne Haas and Thomas Flegler return from suspension in an enormous increase, with Corey Jensen and Keenan Palasia set to make manner. Palasia was robust towards the Panthers and should maintain onto his beginning spot with Flegler on the bench.
Last week’s Bulldogs staff: 1. Matt Dufty 2. Brent Naden 3. Braidon Burns 4. Jake Averillo 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Luke Thompson 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 15. Chris Patolo 13. Josh Jackson 14. Brandon Wakeham 16. Max King 17. Joe Stimson 23. Ava Seumanufagai
Team Tips: Centre Braidon Burns is about for a stint on the sidelines after struggling a hamstring harm towards the Rabbitohs. Winger Brent Naden and Aaron Schoupp will vie for his centre spot. Second-rower Chris Patolo went to hospital after a sickening head conflict with skipper Josh Jackson and might want to move concussion protocols to play.
North Queensland Cowboys vs Gold Coast Titans at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, 5.30pm AEDT
Last week’s Cowboys staff: 1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 10. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 16. Reuben Cotter 12. Jeremiah Nanai 15. Heilum Luki 13. Jason Taumalolo 8. Jordan McLean 11. Tom Gilbert 14. Jake Granville 17. Connelly Lemuelu
Team Tips: Fullback Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow is due again from a knee harm in Round 7, however with the staff profitable Todd Payten shall be reluctant to hurry him again. If he’s match he may are available for Scott Drinkwater and even Murray Taulagi on the wing to ease him again into the facet. Drinkwater has been stable at fullback the final couple of weeks. Forwards Griffin Neame and Jamayne Taunoa-Brown are due again from concussion and can come into calculations with Connelly Lemuele the probably to make manner on the bench.
Last week’s Titans staff: 1. Jamayne Isaako 2. Phillip Sami 3. Brian Kelly 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Greg Marzhew 6. AJ Brimson 7. Toby Sexton 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Erin Clark 10. Isaac Liu 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 14. Will Smith 15. Sam Lisone 16. Jaimin Jolliffe 17. Jarrod Wallace
Team Tips: Fullback Jayden Campbell is due again from a rib harm with Jamayne Isaako more likely to make manner. However, Isaako is likelihood to nab a spot on the wing, however will face stiff competitors from Phillip Sami and Greg Marzhew in addition to reserve Corey Thompson.
Wests Tigers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs at CommBank Stadium, 7.35pm AEDT
Last week’s Tigers staff: To come.
Team Tips: To come.
Last week’s Rabbitohs staff: 1. Blake Taaffe 2. Alex Johnston 3. Taane Milne 4. Campbell Graham 5. Josh Mansour 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 14. Hame Sele 15. Jacob Host 17. Liam Knight 19. Isaiah Tass
Team Tips: Rookie Isaiah Tass scored a attempt on debut after being a late inclusion towards the Bulldogs rather than Davvy Moale. The pair may very well be a straight swap this week, however given Tass’ spectacular debut he might maintain his place within the 17.
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SUNDAY APRIL 24
Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels at McDonald Jones Stadium, 2.00pm AEDT
Last week’s Knights staff: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Enari Tuala 6. Jake Clifford 14. Phoenix Crossland 8. David Klemmer 9. Chris Randall 15. Jacob Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Kurt Mann 18. Simi Sasagi 10. Daniel Saifiti 16. Leo Thompson 17. Sauaso Sue
Team Tips: Halfback Adam Clune is about to return from a knee harm, which might see Phoenix Crossland change again to the bench and Simi Sasagi to the reserves. Most of the Knights’ injured brigade usually are not obtainable till Round 10 on the earliest, in order that they must look forward to reinforcements. Skipper Daniel Saifiti shall be named in jersey No.10, regardless of swapping along with his brother and bench participant Jacob Saifiti final week.
Last week’s Eels staff: To come.
Team Tips: To come.
Penrith Panthers vs Canberra Raiders at BlueBet Stadium, 4.05pm AEDT
Last week’s Panthers staff: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Charlie Staines 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Taylan May 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Matt Eisenhuth 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon
Team Tips: Fullback Dylan Edwards got here off late towards the Broncos with a hamstring harm, however Ivan Cleary mentioned it was extra of a precaution. Halfback Nathan Cleary escaped a suspension regardless of being charged for an ungainly leg deal with on Billy Walters.
Last week’s Raiders staff: 1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Nick Cotric 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Semi Valemei 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Jack Wighton 7. Brad Schneider 8. Josh Papali’i 9. Tom Starling 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Corey Harawira-Naera 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Ryan Sutton 14. Xavier Savage 15. Emre Guler 16. Adam Elliott 17. Corey Horsburgh
Team Tips: Ricky Stuart wasn’t pleased with Xavier Savage’s return to first grade from the bench and the younger star picked up a shoulder harm which may place him doubtful. Savage may have been in line for a promotion to the No.1 jersey with Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad hobbling off with a leg harm. Winger Jordan Rapana looms because the seemingly fullback substitute if Nicoll-Klokstad is dominated out which may see Semi Valemei change to the wing and Jarrod Croker recalled for his first recreation of the season.
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MONDAY APRIL 25
St George Illawarra Dragons vs Sydney Roosters at Sydney Cricket Ground, 4.00pm AEDT
Last week’s Dragons staff: 1. Moses Mbye 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Jack Bird 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Josh Kerr 11. Tariq Sims 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Jack de Belin 14. Talatau Amone 15. Blake Lawrie 16. Josh McGuire 17. George Burgess
Team Tips: The Dragons are set to maintain religion with the identical 17 for Anzac Day after notching their first win since Round 1 towards the Knights. Anthony Griffin is unlikely to recall Tyrell Sloan for such an enormous conflict towards the Roosters, however veteran Aaron Woods may nab a spot on the bench.
Last week’s Roosters staff: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 4. Joseph Manu 5. Kevin Naiqama 23. Joseph Suaalii 6. Sam Walker 7. Luke Keary 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 24. Drew Hutchison 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Nat Butcher 16. Angus Crichton 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Victor Radley 9. Sam Verrills 11. Nat Butcher 15. Fletcher Baker 22. Daniel Suluka-Fifita
Team Tips: Lock Victor Radley and Prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves had been each positioned on report towards the Warriors. Coach Trent Robinson was pleased with Joseph Suaalii’s return after he performed wing exterior Joseph Manu and that appears to be his most well-liked mixture shifting ahead. Paul Momirovski and Billy Smith will vie with Kevin Naiqama for the opposite centre function after the Roosters’ clunky efficiency towards the Warriors. Connor Watson is out for a month with a throat harm with Drew Hutchison more likely to be named on the bench, regardless of beginning final week. Sam Verrills will put on the No.9 regardless of coming off the bench towards the Warriors.
Melbourne Storm vs Warriors at AAMI Park, 7.00pm AEDT
Last week’s Storm staff: 1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 9. Harry Grant 14. Brandon Smith 11. Felise Kaufusi 16. Trent Loiero 13. Josh King 15. Tyran Wishart 17. Tepai Moeroa 18. Chris Lewis 19. Alec MacDonald
Team Tips: Star fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen suffered an ankle harm towards the Sharks, however performed on, earlier than being taken off late when the sport was gained. If he’s rested subsequent week then Nick Meaney would seemingly play fullback. Brothers Jesse Bromwich and Kenny Bromwich are set to return from Covid protocols with Brandon Smith and Trent Loiero to modify to the bench and Alec MacDonald or Chris Lewis to the reserves. Tyran Wishart suffered an harm towards the Sharks and if he proves his health will seemingly be within the reserves. Tom Eisenhuth is due again from a calf harm and can come into calculations.
Last week’s Warriors staff: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Jesse Arthars 4. Adam Pompey 5. Edward Kosi 6. Chanel Harris-Tavita 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 16. Aaron Pene 11. Euan Aitken 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Josh Curran 14. Kodi Nikorima 15. Bunty Afoa 17. Eliesa Katoa 18. Taniela Otukolo.
Team Tips: Halfback Shaun Johnson went down late towards the Roosters with a leg harm, whereas Josh Curran went off with a knee harm. Coach Nathan Brown believes each had been knocks fairly than any structural harm, however they might want to show their health this week. Ash Taylor may very well be an possibility if Johnson is dominated out as he returns from a hip harm this week, however given the opposition it will be an enormous ask to face the Storm with no match health, so Kodi Nikorima may change to the halves. Versatile ahead Jazz Tevaga is due again from suspension and can seemingly be a part of the 17 with Taniela Otukolo to make manner.